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Wild, fast, and kind of stupid, Sunset Overdrive is Insomniac Games’ love letter to pop punk nonsense and shallow teen rebellion. Which, OK, doesn’t sound that great as a subject matter for a videogame, but believe me: Sunset Overdrive rules. Its movement system and creative combat options, combined with its bright color palette, anoint it …

Google is dealing and rats are wheeling, but first: a cartoon about the lie of inbox zero. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here! Today’s Headlines Google needs Fitbit for its own bigger ambitions After a …

The way we listen to audio has evolved with technology. Headphones, once bulky skull-huggers that kept us plugged into a device, are going increasingly wireless. The simplicity makes it easy to wear your AirPods for hours at a time, and with the noise-canceling feature of the newly released Pro model, you can block out even …

The most affordable, smallest member of the Surface lineup is the 10-inch Surface Go. It’s a smaller and significantly cheaper Surface tablet. If your needs are minimal, or you prefer tiny computers, this is what you should buy. Despite its slower Intel chips, we enjoyed using it, and gave it a 7/10 when we reviewed …

A year ago, Google introduced one of those time-saving tricks that makes the cold, relentless march of time just a little bit more bearable: You could suddenly create a new Google doc simply by typing doc.new into your URL bar. Ditto spreadsheets, calendar events, and other Google-specific tasks. Now Google’s making that small magic available …

Apple wants to be in your ear and Tesla wants to be on your house, but first: a cartoon about taking podcasts a little too seriously. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here! Today’s Headlines Apple …

“And don’t forget to download our app!” the lady on reception told my partner and I as we dropped our baby off at the nursery for the first time. I nodded obligingly as we walked out the door. Minutes later,both our phones pinged, informing us that we had been given access to parental accounts that …

Your computer, your phone and your tablet all have default apps, the preloaded software that springs into action whenever a specific task needs doing. Click an image you’ve just received over email, for example, and it opens in your default image viewer. Follow a web link someone sends you, and your default web browser opens …

Without video creators, YouTube wouldn’t be one of the world’s biggest social platforms. Without the platform, YouTubers wouldn’t be, well, YouTubers. But video creators are regularly facing new policy changes from YouTube that could impact their ability to make money from their work—and it’s not always clear what these changes are or why YouTube is …

A few weeks ago, Lucy Greco heard a story on NPR about more clothing retailers shuttering their stores and moving online. Oh, great, she thought, recalling some of her past experiences with online shopping: “You’re clicking on something that says, ‘graphic graphic graphic,’ or some numbered file name, or some gibberish like that.” The internet …